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Deep brain stimulation: A medical first at Mediclinic Constantiaberg

A 16-year-old patient with Tourette Syndrome is the first psychiatry patient in Africa to be treated with the asleep image-guided, image-verified Deep Brain Stimulation technique.

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Surgeons Perform First-In-SA Robotic Adrenalectomy Surgery

Earlier this year, Dr Frikkie Rademan and Dr Reniel de Beer performed the first adrenalectomy using the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System at Mediclinic Durbanville.

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Revolutionary Procedure Promises to Offer Amputees New Freedom of Movement

The advantages of osseointegration implant surgery were showcased by surgeons from the Division of Orthopaedics at Stellenbosch University and the Institute of Orthopaedics and Rheumatology – currently being set up at Mediclinic Stellenbosch.

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First Formal Laparoscopic Hepatectomy Performed at Mediclinic Panorama

The minimally invasive technique, performed by Dr Jonathan Leith, promises to cut down on both theatre and recovery time.

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Welcome to the Future of Mental Health Care

The Kintsugi Centre at Mediclinic Newcastle showcases the benefits of a dedicated, holistic mental health care unit. Mediclinic Newcastle is bringing the future of mental health care into the here

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Breast cancer: the benefits of neo-adjuvant therapy

Treating the behaviour of breast tumours with neo-adjuvant systemic therapy – a first step therapy to shrink a tumour before the main treatment (usually surgery) – is replacing the old-school approach of cutting first and asking questions later.

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New technology gives prostate cancer patients cutting-edge surgical options

Dr Gawie Bruwer, a urologist at Mediclinic Durbanville, explains why robotic surgery is the best and most effective way to treat prostate cancer.

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Transoral laser microsurgery improves outcomes for head and neck cancer patients

Dr Karen Lehmann, an ear, nose and throat surgeon at Mediclinic Panorama, explains the benefits of this minimally invasive endoscopic procedure.

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A pacemaker for your brain

Deep brain stimulation surgery changes the lives of those who need it the most, says Mediclinic Constantiaberg neurosurgeon Dr Nico Enslin.

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World First: Mediclinic’s WDGMC Transplants Liver from Live HIV+ Mother to HIV- Child

A Living donor liver transplant from an HIV positive mother to her HIV negative child has been successfully performed for the first time at Mediclinic’s Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre (WDGMC).

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